Category: Awards

JEA names Thomas Gregory, CJE, the 2018 Broadcast Adviser of the Year

The Journalism Education Association has named Thomas Gregory, CJE, Gahanna (Ohio) Lincoln High School, the National Broadcast Adviser of the Year. Gregory, who has been teaching broadcast for the past 30 years, understands the impact tradition and high expectations can have on his students. “Because we have been around for over 30 years and have…
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Erika Quick is JEA’s 2018 Distinguished Broadcast Adviser

The Journalism Education Association has awarded Erika Quick, CJE, Cody High School (Cody, Wyoming), as a Distinguished Broadcast Adviser recipient. Quick, who found a way to merge her love of broadcast with the outdoor life in Wyoming, has only been teaching broadcast for the past four years after taking over the program of her retired…
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JEA honors Kevin Patterson with Special Recognition Broadcast Adviser award

The Journalism Education Association has awarded Kevin Patterson, Oviedo High School (Oviedo, Florida), as a Special Recognition Broadcast Adviser recipient. Patterson, who participated in high school broadcast and then majored in Communications in college, quickly learned that producing quality news broadcast packages requires a clear set of skills. In college, Patterson had two significant experiences…
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2018 Carl Towley Winner

The Journalism Education Association has named Nancy Smith, MJE, Lafayette High School (Wildwood, Missouri), as its Carl Towley Award recipient. Smith, who has served scholastic journalism in a variety of ways, is most recognized for her years of service organizing, managing and improving JEA’s Write-off competitions. “The first words that come to mind when I…
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2018 Medal of Merit Recipients

Four individuals who have contributed significantly throughout their career will be recognized this fall in Chicago as Medal of Merit recipients.   The award recipients are Linda Barrington, MJE, Executive Director for KEMPA; Alyssa Boehringer, CJE, McKinney High School (Texas); Sandra Coyer, MJE, Puyallup High School (Washington); and Meghan Percival, MJE, McLean High School (Virginia).…
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